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Menomonee Tribal Enterprises Neopit, Wisconsin
(715) 756-2311

2ND Posting

The Forest Keepers

Committed to excellence in the sustainable management of our forest, and the manufacturing of our lumber and forest products providing a consistently superior product while serving the needs of our forest, employees, wood products customers, tribal community, and future generations.

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Forklift Operator


NOTE: Selection process is in accordance with Chapter 170, as amended


POSTING CLOSES: Thursday January 25, 2024

JOB TITLE: Forklift Operator

SUPERVISOR: Lumber Operations Manager





Responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the forklift



Must have the knowledge, skills, and ability to perform the following:

1. Responsible for moving lumber packs from the LOPC chain and molder to assigned or designated staging areas as directed

2. Pre-inspection of machine fluid levels and visual walk-around

3. Responsible for recording tagged inventory with computer handhelds to designated areas

4. Properly band, secure, and wrapping lumber designated for shipment

5. Use inventory scanners to log and monitor lumber packages with computer lumber location handhelds

6. Knowledge of calculating weight limits for loads on forks and trailers

7. Safely maneuvering forklift in all weather conditions

8. Observing, predicting traffic and aware of pedestrian movement

9. Sorting lumber by grade and species

10. Maintain a clean, neat, and safe work area

11. Must be willing to assist other departments as needed

12. Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor


Works in extreme hot, cold, dusty, noisy work environment. Must be able to lift up to 75 lbs. Must wear appropriate safety apparel and equipment and comply with all safety policies and practices of MTE


At a minimum must possess a high school diploma or equivalent. A minimum of 3 plus months of experience operating a forklift. Must obtain a valid MTE heavy equipment certification within one year of employment. Must possess good work ethic with excellent work attendance and be a team player. If applicants are previous employees of MTE, they must have a positive past work record and history of positive job performance.


1. Completed application

2. Copy of Tribal enrollment

3. Copy of diploma or equivalent

4. Honorable or general military discharge paperwork

NOTE: It is not the responsibility of MTE to notify you of incomplete applications



Mariah Reiter Human Resources Department

Menominee Tribal Enterprises, PO Box 10 Neopit Wi 54150

Fax: 715-756-1314

Call: 715-756-3353 if any questions


*Applicant must successfully pass a pre-employment drug & alcohol screening and background check

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Menominee Tribal Enterprises is an internationally recognized sustainable wood supplier for wood brokers & exporters, lumber yards, basketball courts, furniture and cabinetry makers, hard and softwood pallet manufacturers, construction, interior design and more. We provide chemical-free FSC and LEED certified wood to a variety of industries, serving clients throughout Wisconsin in Madison, Oshkosh, Manitowoc, Milwaukee, Eau Claire, Appleton, Green Bay, Waupaca, Sheboygan and Wausau.

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